What Has Happened to Common Sense, by Kathy Smith

The extreme lack of common sense in everyday life has me ready to scream! I’m talking about the people who move to the country, build a beautiful house next to a farm and then have the nerve to try to…

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Great Dairy Herds, by John Parker

If you read David Marrison’s column about the awards given at the recent Dairy Banquet, you should have been impressed by the accomplishments of local dairy farmers. When we have top dairy herds in the state locally, that says we…

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Ohio FFA Camp Muskingham

Please refer to the attached brochure for details about the Carrollton, Ohio high school conference from June 20-23, 2014.  Attachments Camp_Muskingham1.pdf

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Geauga County Farm Bureau Hosts CAUV Update April 17, 2014

Join the Geauga County Farm Bureau and Geauga County Auditor, Frank Gliha, for a presentation about the recent changes in the CAUV program.  The meeting is Thursday, April 17th at the Patterson Center, 14269 Claridon Troy Rd., Burton, OH  44021 at…

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Our Favorite Things About Spring, by Kathy Smith

Nearly everyone I talk to lately is tired of winter. Our record-breaking cold temperatures and about 70 consecutive days with snow on the ground has even the eternal optimists saying “Enough.”  So to put us all in a better mood, we’re…

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Geauga CAUV Meeting April 17

Join the Geauga County Farm Bureau in reviewing the CAUV formula, the changes in the CAUV program and understanding the changing rates. Guest speaker is Leah Curtis, the Director of Agriculture Law at the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Light refreshments…

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Geauga County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications Now Available

The 2014 Geauga County Farm Bureau Scholarship Applications for college bound students are now available.  If you have any questions, please call our office. Attachments GEAUGA_COUNTY_SCHOLARSHIP_FORM.pdf

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Animal Disease Traceability Workship

OSU Extension, the Ashtabula County Cattlemen’s Association and the Ashtabula County Dairy Service Unit Board of Directors would like to invite livestock producers to an “Animal Disease Traceability” Workshop on March 13, 2014 at the Ashtabula County Extension office. This…

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Conversation With EASE Training-3 Sessions

Conversations about how food is produced are happening. But the voices of farmers have been less representative in the conversation about food production. Engaging in conversation about food production will help farmers understand what consumers want to know and will…

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It Should Be Called the Consumer Bill

It should be called the “Consumer Bill” rather than the Farm Bill that it is usually called.  Why?  Because it benefits all consumers as much, and in some ways more, than it benefits farmers. When “farm bills” were originally established…

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